Gardner Muirhead

Website: https://gardnermuirhead.wordpress.com

Email: gardner.muirhead@sky.com

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'Another Fine Mess' Digital print - Archival ink , Somerset Paper - 60 x 80 cm

'G Plan Gymnastics' Digital print - Archival ink, Somerset paper - 60 x 80 cm

'Time Will Tell' Acrylic painting on card - 17 x 20 cm

'The Middle Distance' Acrylic painting on card - 17 x 20 cm

'The Great Love' Mixed Media - 80 x 80 cm

'Bliss of the beyond' Mixed Media - 70 x 70 cm


Statement

Mixed media, painting, Japanese woodblock printing, lino printing, digital printmaking, photography and found imagery. Inspired (mostly) by regular trips to Berlin.

Biography

Gardner Muirhead was born in West Lothian in 1962. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in tapestry design in 1984. He also has a postgraduate degree from Jordanhill College of Education and has been a full time teacher of Art and Design in Glasgow since 1987.He has exhibited textiles, painting and printmaking in various shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Fife.

Inspired by regular trips to Germany ; his artwork concerns itself with, found imagery, colour, surface, balance and space, and reflects his love of modernism, typography, German cinema and Cold War aesthetics.

His most recent work is divided between making digital prints at Glasgow Print Studio and painting portraits from vintage photographs found in Berlin’s Mauerpark and Boxhanger Platz flea markets.

CV

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